BirthdayMay 16, 1938
BirthplaceHastings, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Ivan Sutherland

    Full name: Ivan Sutherland
    Also known as: Ivan Edward Sutherland, Sutherland, Ivan Edward
    Education: Caltech
    Professions: Computer programmer, Internet pioneer

  2. Ivan Sutherland Known for

    Sketchpad, considered by many to be the creator of Computer Graphics

  3. Ivan Sutherland Biography

    Ivan Edward Sutherland (born May 16, 1938) is an American computer scientist and Internet pioneer. He received the Turing Award from the Association for Computing Machinery in 1988 for the invention of Sketchpad, an early predecessor to the sort of graphical user interface that has become ubiquitous in personal computers. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, as well as the National Academy of Sciences among many other major awards. In 2012 he was awarded the Kyoto Prize in Advanced Technology for "pioneering achievements in the development of computer graphics and interactive interfaces".

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